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Bass

Fishing Lessons I've Taken Home from Mexico

Fishing the bass-rich waters of Mexico will make you a better bass angler on your home waters.

Pete Robbins

Small Swimbaits Seduce Fish Of All Sizes

Sometimes downsizing will produce big time results.

David A. Brown

New York Smallmouth Record Potentially Broken at Cayuga Lake

Big bass don't always drop into deep water after a front. Here's how to approach them.

George Fiorille

Hook ‘n Look: Where Largemouth Bass are Most Secure

Get an incredible subsurface look at how bass position themselves on docks, and how you can

Dan O'Sullivan

Smallmouth Bass In July

The smallmouth patterns of summer are the craziest quilt ever.

Matt Straw

Cold Front Bass

Big bass don't always drop into deep water after a front. Here's how to approach them.

Matt Straw

Walleye

The Forage Connection: Walleyes and White Bass

Like all species of freshwater game fish, walleyes will take advantage of the most abundant

Jim Edlund

Types of Walleye Forage

Here we take a look at the common types of walleye forage.

David A. Rose

Trolling for Walleye During Summer

Trolling for walleye is one of the most effective ways to find and trigger them in July and

Dan Johnson

5 Ways Underwater Cameras Will Help Your Catch More Fish

This piece of electronics will provide critical information about the fish you are targeting.

Ross Robertson

Understanding Spring Walleye Migrations

Walleyes spawn in spring and understanding spring walleye migrations, whether you live north

Gord Pyzer

River Walleyes in the Spring

River systems offer some of the finest walleye fishing around.

Dan Johnson

Catfish

Prespawn Catfish Madness

Prespawn catfish madness: Prespawn is one of the most consistent and predictable bites of the

In-Fisherman

Kayak Fishing for Catfish

Consider the following important factors in selecting an appropriate model.

Steve Ryan

8 Best Catfish Rigs - When, Where and How to Use Them

Catfish are simple creatures that can be caught using the best catfish rigs. Catching them is

In-Fisherman

7 Catfish Myths Explained

Catfish are the subject of a lot of lore. Maybe it's because they're big or because they're

Dr. Hal Schramm

Selecting a Bumping Rod and Reel for Catfish

A bumping rod is the unicorn of fishing rods because building the right rod for bumping feels

David Harrison

A Winter Catfish Whisker Wonderland

Traditionalists who fish for catfish only when they have to swat mosquitoes miss out on

Dan Anderson

Panfish

School's Out: Fishing Fun Begins

The process to creating fishing fun for new or youth anglers begins with simplicity.

David A. Brown

Time Spent With Family is Worth Every Second

Investing in quality time on the water makes a family stronger.

Rebekka Redd

Paradise for Spring Bluegills

Bluegills are (finally) prowling through shallow water in the small, local lakes I haunt in

Matt Straw

Springtime Crappies on the Upper Red

Crappies are one of the most ubiquitous, easy-to-catch fish species in freshwater.

Cory Schmidt

Pre-Spawn White Bass

Prespawn white bass is one of the most guaranteed predictable fast-action bites in freshwater.

In-Fisherman

5 Fantastic Panfish Float Rigs

They're the most universally effective and functional float rigs I've found.

Matt Straw

Pike & Muskie

Pike Hotspots in the Lower 48

Gator-sized pike often are considered inhabitants of the Far North, creatures of remote

Dan Johnson

Pike Patterns Spring-To-Summer

Pike patterns for the spring-to-summer shift Needless notions of dreadful fishing aside, the

Cory Schmidt

Programs for Spring Pike

Spring is prime time for pike. The Prespawn and Postspawn periods offer excellent odds at

Dan Johnson

Pike Length To Weight Conversion Chart

Several methods are available to estimate the weight of a fish. Some use length as well as

Dr. Rob Neumann

Fascinating Factors for Pike

Let's look at what we really know about optimizing our time on the ice for pike.

Gord Pyzer

How To Catch Pike In Spring

Spring is prime time for pike. The Prespawn and Postspawn periods offer excellent odds at

Dan Johnson

Trout & Salmon

How to Fish a Breakwall

Not all breakwalls are created equal, here's how to find and fish the best options.

Andrew Pegman

Find Your Spring Rainbow Sweet Spots

Springtime is a fine time to find eager rainbow trout.

David A. Brown

Hard Water Lake Trout, Part 2: Late Ice

Big lakers will feast during late ice, here's how to locate the fish and how to catch them

Justin Brouillard

Best Trout Locations Around The Great Lakes

Somewhere on a tributary of the Great Lakes, snow builds on the horizontal branches of

Matt Straw

Matching The Hatch For Selective Trout

We can spend a lot of money on a fine fly rod and reel, but in the end it's the fly that

Cathy Beck

Lake Trout Length To Weight Conversion Chart

Several methods are available to estimate the weight of a fish. Some use length as well as

Dr. Rob Neumann

Other Fish

5 Bass Lessons from Topwater Tuna

Lessons from largemouth can be applied to topwater tuna abroad.

Pete Robbins

The Case for Super Bass (AKA Snakeheads)

Their fighting ability is far superior to the largemouth bass—more par with muskies.

Steve Ryan

Questioning Fish Introductions

Introduced species often directly or indirectly adversely affect native species.

Dr. Hal Schramm

Tips & Tricks for More Saugers

To consistently catch saugers, particularly super-size spots, anglers must first understand a

Dan Johnson

Going for Gator Gar

A trophy alligator gar may live to be 50 to 80 years old and yet spawn only a handful of times

Steve Ryan

Alligator Gar: North America's Greatest Sportfish

Alligator gar are the largest scaled freshwater fish in North America.

Steve Ryan

Ice Fishing

Best Lakes for Big Perch

These fisheries are your best bet for a chance at a whopper-size perch.

Steve Ryan

3 Species You Need to Target This Winter

Jeff Gustafson talks about three overlooked species to pursue beneath the ice.

Justin Brouillard

Late Ice Paradise: Manitoba's Best Kept Secret

Manitoba's late-season ice fishing offers endless opportunities at true trophy-caliber fish

Thomas Allen

Tools of the Trade for Basin Panfish

For the most part, basins are mid- to late-winter haunts for perch, crappies, and bluegills.

Matt Straw

Panfish Jigs Under the Radar

Sometimes, the best little ice jigs are found off the beaten path.

Cory Schmidt

Winter Panfish: Tricks & Practical Tips

These tips will help you slide more slabs onto the ice.

Dan Johnson

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